NEW PROGRAMMING ADDED TO ICOGRADA DESIGN WEEK IN SEATTLE

15 June 2006
Seattle (United States) - Both student and professional delegates will have the opportunity to participate in sessions developed exclusively by Adobe as valued-added programming for Icograda Design Week in Seattle.
Seattle (United States) - Both student and professional delegates will have the opportunity to participate in sessions developed exclusively by Adobe as valued-added programming for Icograda Design Week in Seattle.

"We are pleased to be able to work with Adobe as a major event partners to bring our conference delegates an experience tailored to their interests," said Brenda Sanderson, Icograda Director. "These sessions will be highly interactive. Students will have a chance to go to the Adobe Seattle office and talk with senior Adobe team members about Adobe product design. Adobe will also host a Brownbag Lunch Technology Track for design professionals, who will have the opportunity to hear about the strategic direction of the new Adobe post Macromedia merger. Both of these sessions are great complements to an already full conference line-up."

Icograda Design Week in Seattle is taking place from 9-15 July. To register visit www.seattledesignweek.com




Designing for Designers:
How Adobe builds creative tools for designers worldwide

Adobe Seattle Office - Free transportation available
11 July 2006

All students who register for the Icograda Student workshop will have the opportunity to visit Adobe s Seattle campus for an in-depth look at how they design, build, and localize products, such as Adobe Creative Suite 2, for designers worldwide. Meet leading members of Adobe s engineering, product management, and product marketing teams to learn how they gather customer requirements, define quality, and manage release constraints. Get valuable product tips and learn fun facts about the evolution of desktop design over the last 25 years. Talk back to Adobe about what you need from your design software.

Adobe presenters will include*:
Thomas Nielsen, Director of Engineering for InDesign, Illustrator, and GoLive
Ginna Baldassare, Sr. Product Manager for Adobe Creative Suite 2
Will Eisley, Group Product Manager for Illustration & Layout products
Eric Menninga and Thomas Phinney, Adobe experts on typography and alphabets
and others!

You will be able to pick from a morning or afternoon session when you register, so you don t miss out on anything. Bussing will be provided.

* Please note that the final line-up of Adobe presenters is subject to change. Check the Icograda website for the most current list.


 
Brown Bag Technology Track
14 July, 12:30 > 13:45
University of Washington
Location: Henry Art Gallery

Adobe will host a brown bag lunch for the professional designer to be held at the University of Washington. The session will be a strategic discussion around the merger of Macromedia and Adobe. Bring your lunch and join a discussion centered on the new Adobe and the integration of Macromedia s product line.

Participation will be limited on a first-come, first serve basis to registered conference delegates. Email to confirm today.


 
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